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Medium
silk, wool, cotton, metal, acetate
Measurements
116.0 cm (centre back) 31.0 cm (waist, flat)
Place/s of Execution
Melbourne, Victoria
Inscription
label, inside proper right, woven in black on white cotton: La Petite / MODEL FROCKS / 165 COLLINS ST. / MELBOURNE
Accession Number
1999.448
Department
Australian Fashion and Textiles
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mr J. O. Wicking, 1999
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The sleeveless V-neck dress with a bouffant skirt in a black organza is embroidered all-over with sprigs of lily-of-the-valley in green and white. The front of the skirt is split and reveals a black silk petticoat which is supported by a black taffeta skirt and tulle one.